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McCann London nabs creative duo from CHI
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McCann London nabs creative duo from CHI

McCann London has hired the creative team Will Cottam and James Crosby from CHI & Partners.

Tributes paid to London College of Communication lecturer Jo Hodges
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Tributes paid to London College of Communication lecturer Jo Hodges

Tributes have been paid to Jo Hodges, tutor at the London College of Communication, who died last month.

Pernod Ricard calls Malibu ad review
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Pernod Ricard calls Malibu ad review

The Pernod Ricard-owned coconut rum brand Malibu is talking to agencies about its UK advertising account.

Wit, edge and subversion are being replaced by nebulous 'brand purpose'
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Wit, edge and subversion are being replaced by nebulous 'brand purpose'

Have ads become a bit too worthy and vanilla?

Time Inc's Look drops 30%
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Time Inc's Look drops 30%

Time Inc's Look was the biggest loser in the women's lifestyle sector, with its circulation in freefall.

CHI promotes Clark and Simmons to joint MDs
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CHI promotes Clark and Simmons to joint MDs

CHI & Partners has promoted Sarah Clark and Gary Simmons to the newly-created roles of joint managing directors.

Droga5 London wins Peroni ad business
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Droga5 London wins Peroni ad business

Droga5 London has won the advertising account for Peroni Nastro Azzurro in a competitive pitch, following the beer brand's acquisition by Asahi Group.

Sorrell: Snapchat is a 'flea on the elephant's backside'
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Sorrell: Snapchat is a 'flea on the elephant's backside'

Despite WPP planning to double spend on Snapchat this year, Sir Martin Sorrell has described its commitment as a "flea on the elephant's backside."

Production legend Frances Royle dies
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Production legend Frances Royle dies

Frances Royle, the founder of Royle Productions and a former head of production partnerships and TV at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, has died.

Turkey of the week: GoCompare.com "Airborne" by in-house
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Turkey of the week: GoCompare.com "Airborne" by in-house

It's an easy target maybe, but Jeremy Lee thinks GoCompare is plunging new creative depths.

MullenLowe bid to buy 101 could be mutually beneficial
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MullenLowe bid to buy 101 could be mutually beneficial

After a period of instability, could 101 provide the ballast for growth that MullenLowe London is looking for? Jeremy Lee investigates.

Bullying has never lifted any creative bar
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Bullying has never lifted any creative bar

In Campaign's sister publication, Management Today, Zaid al-Zaidy last week revealed a rather uglier side to the industry.

Online ad viewability levels in UK still lag behind other European countries
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Online ad viewability levels in UK still lag behind other European countries

Despite a rise in the proportion of UK online ads that meet minimum viewability guidelines, the UK still lags far behind Austria, France and Germany.

Former MullenLowe ECD Denney joins St Luke's
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Former MullenLowe ECD Denney joins St Luke's

Richard Denney, the former executive creative director at MullenLowe, is joining St Luke's as executive creative director.

Can Jex and Vogt put an end to the continual disruption at TBWA\London?
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Can Jex and Vogt put an end to the continual disruption at TBWA\London?

When Jean-Marie Dru, the chairman of TBWA\Worldwide, introduced the methodology of "disruption" 25 years ago, little could he have imagined how neatly this one word would sum up the state in which the network's London outpost now almost perpetually finds itself.

Turkey of the week: Harry's "Meet shaving's other guys" by Brothers and Sisters
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Turkey of the week: Harry's "Meet shaving's other guys" by Brothers and Sisters

Jeremy Lee is baffled by Harry's poster ads.

BBH's unlikely creative duo gets a crack at making advertising history
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BBH's unlikely creative duo gets a crack at making advertising history

Very few people can say they have been Bartle Bogle Hegarty executive creative directors, but Ian Heartfield and Anthony Austin now have the challenge of sharing the weight of history, Jeremy Lee reports.

Bedwood named creative partner of CHI & Partners
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Bedwood named creative partner of CHI & Partners

Dave Bedwood, one of the founders of Lean Mean Fighting Machine and a former creative director at M&C Saatchi, is joining CHI & Partners as a creative partner.

Karmarama's Army work errs on caution despite winning awards
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Karmarama's Army work errs on caution despite winning awards

Some good news for one agency that once used to pride itself on its refusal to enter awards scheme.

Publicis Media Exchange CEO Pardon departs
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Publicis Media Exchange CEO Pardon departs

Simon Pardon, the global chief executive of Publicis Media Exchange, has left the company.